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Ayurveda

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This is a slide show of basic concepts in Ayurveda.

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Ayurveda

  1. 1. AYURVEDA The science of life Dr. K. Rajesh www.charakayurveda.com
  2. 2. WHAT IS THE AYURVEDA <ul><li>Ayu – Life </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Veda – Science </li></ul><ul><li>Is </li></ul><ul><li>Ayurveda </li></ul>
  3. 3. FOUR DIMENSIONS OF LIFE <ul><li>HITAYU </li></ul><ul><li>AHITAYU </li></ul><ul><li>SUKHAYU </li></ul><ul><li>DUKHAYU </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT IS HEALTH ? <ul><li>THE HEALTH AS ‘ A STATE OF PHYSICAL, MENTAL, SOCIAL AND SPIRITUAL WELL BEING.’ </li></ul>
  5. 5. HEALTH <ul><li>BALANCED </li></ul><ul><li>DOSHAS – BYLOGICAL ELEMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>DHATUS - TISSUES </li></ul><ul><li>AGNI – METABOLIC FIRE </li></ul><ul><li>MALAS - EXCRETAS </li></ul><ul><li>HAPPINESS OR CAMNESS </li></ul><ul><li>MANA - MENTAL </li></ul><ul><li>INDRIYA - SENSORIAL </li></ul><ul><li>ATMA – SPIRITUAL </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHERE FROM AYURVEDA COMES? <ul><li>Ayurveda was a divine system of medicine </li></ul><ul><li>5000 BC to 4000 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Comes from Vedas </li></ul><ul><li>Rik veda refers to the cosmology known as Sankhya - base of Ayurveda & Yoga </li></ul><ul><li>Atharva veda – details about Ayurveda </li></ul>
  7. 7. How Ayurveda comes on Earth <ul><li>The Ayurveda founder - Brahma </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>THE KNOWLEDGE OF AYURVEDA COMES FROM BRAHMA TO – </li></ul><ul><li>DAKSHA PRAJAPATI </li></ul><ul><li>ASHWINI KUMARA </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>INDRA </li></ul>
  10. 10. WHY AYURVEDA COMES ON EARTH <ul><li>PEOPLES START TO LIVE AGAINST NATURE </li></ul><ul><li>EAT AGAINST NATURE </li></ul><ul><li>BECOMES LAZY </li></ul>
  11. 11. WHO THOUGHT FOR AYURVEDA <ul><li>ANICIENT SAINTS – STRESHED ABOUT DISEASES </li></ul><ul><li>MEETING ON HIMALYAS </li></ul><ul><li>DICIDE TO SENT MAHARISHI BHARDWAJ </li></ul>
  12. 12. SCHOOLS OF AYURVEDA <ul><li>ATRYA </li></ul><ul><li>the school of physicians </li></ul><ul><li>DHANWANTRI </li></ul><ul><li>the school of surgeons </li></ul>
  13. 13. THREE MAIN TEXT BOOKS OF AYURVEDA <ul><li>Caraka Samhita (approximately 1500 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Ashtang Hridyam (approximately 500 AD) </li></ul><ul><li>Sushrut Samhita (approximately 300 - 400 AD) </li></ul>
  14. 14. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF AYURVEDA <ul><li>PANCHA MAHABHUTA (THE FIVE BASIC ELEMENTS) </li></ul><ul><li>DOSHAS (BIOLOGICAL HOUMERS) </li></ul><ul><li>DHATUS (BASIC TISSUES) </li></ul><ul><li>MALAS (WASTE PRODUCTS) </li></ul><ul><li>AGNI (BIOLOGICAL FIRE) </li></ul>
  15. 15. PANCHA MAHABHUTA <ul><li>AKASHA (SPACE) </li></ul><ul><li>VAYU (AIR) </li></ul><ul><li>TEJA (FIRE) </li></ul><ul><li>JALA (WATER) </li></ul><ul><li>PRITHAVI (EARTH) </li></ul>
  16. 16. DOSHAS <ul><li>VATA </li></ul><ul><li>PITTA </li></ul><ul><li>KAPHA </li></ul>
  17. 17. DHATUS (TISSUES) <ul><li>RASA (PLASMA) </li></ul><ul><li>RAKTA (BLOOD) </li></ul><ul><li>MAMSA (MUSCLE) </li></ul><ul><li>MEDA (ADIPOSE) </li></ul><ul><li>ASTHI (BONE) </li></ul><ul><li>MAJJA (MARROW) </li></ul><ul><li>SHUKRA (REPRODUCTIVE TISSES) </li></ul>
  18. 18. MALAS <ul><li>PURISHA (FAECES) </li></ul><ul><li>MUTRA (URINE) </li></ul><ul><li>SWEDA (SWEET) </li></ul>
  19. 19. AGNI (METABOLIC FIRE) <ul><li>JATHARAGNI </li></ul><ul><li>DHATVAGNI </li></ul><ul><li>BHUTAGNI </li></ul>
  20. 20. PRAKRUTI (CONSTITUTION) <ul><li>This is based on the permutations and combinations of the three Doshas, seven types of constitution can be formed: </li></ul><ul><li>VATA </li></ul><ul><li>PITTA </li></ul><ul><li>KAPHA </li></ul><ul><li>VATA-PITTA </li></ul><ul><li>VATA-KAPHA </li></ul><ul><li>PITTA-KAPHA </li></ul><ul><li>SAMA PRIKRITI (balanced constitution) </li></ul>
  21. 21. VATA PRAKRUTI <ul><li>Physical features: </li></ul><ul><li>Body frame – Lean & thin </li></ul><ul><li>Body weight – Low </li></ul><ul><li>Skin - Dry, rough, cool, </li></ul><ul><li>black, brown. </li></ul><ul><li>Hair - Dry, rough, brittle, </li></ul><ul><li>blackish, brown. </li></ul><ul><li>Teeth - Irregular protruded, crooked, </li></ul><ul><li>Eyes - Small, dull, attractive, brown, black iris. </li></ul><ul><li>Joints - Bony markings seen. </li></ul>
  22. 22. PITTA PRAKRUTI <ul><li>Physical features: </li></ul><ul><li>Body frame – Moderate </li></ul><ul><li>Body weight – Moderate </li></ul><ul><li>Skin – Soft, oily, warm. </li></ul><ul><li>Fair, yellowish, red. </li></ul><ul><li>Hair – Soft, oily, early gray, </li></ul><ul><li>baldness, yellow, red. </li></ul><ul><li>Teeth – Regular, moderate, soft gums, yellowish. </li></ul><ul><li>Eyes – Medium, sharp, penetrating, green, gray, yellowish iris. </li></ul><ul><li>Joints – Just visible. </li></ul>
  23. 23. KAPHA PRAKRUTI <ul><li>Physical features: </li></ul><ul><li>Body frame – Large & thick </li></ul><ul><li>Body weight – Overweight </li></ul><ul><li>Skin – Thick, oily, cool, pale, </li></ul><ul><li>white, glistening </li></ul><ul><li>Hair – Thick, oily, wavy, dark, </li></ul><ul><li>glistening </li></ul><ul><li>Teeth – Regular, strong, white, healthy </li></ul><ul><li>Eyes – Big, blue iris, thick eyelashes </li></ul><ul><li>Joints – Bony marking not seen </li></ul>
  24. 24. PANCHAKARMA <ul><li>POORVA KARMA </li></ul><ul><li>SNEHANA – OILATION </li></ul><ul><li>SWEDANA – FOMENTATION </li></ul><ul><li>(SUDATION) </li></ul>
  25. 25. PRADHANA KARMA <ul><li>VAMANA (EMESHIS) </li></ul><ul><li>VIRECHANA (PURGATION) </li></ul><ul><li>BASTI (MEDICATED ENEMAS) </li></ul><ul><li>NASYA (NASAL INHIRATION) </li></ul><ul><li>RAKTA MOKSHANA (BLOOD LETTING) </li></ul>
  26. 26. PASCHAT KARMA <ul><li>DIET MANAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>AFTER CARE INSTRUCTIONS </li></ul>
  27. 27. AIMS OF AYURVEDA <ul><li>TO ACHIEVE POSITIVE HEALTH FOR THE INDIVIDUAL. </li></ul><ul><li>PROTECTION OF THE MASSES. </li></ul><ul><li>ULTIMATE LIBERATION. </li></ul>

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